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11:58 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Little Oversight, Huge Disparities In Public Officials’ Pay

Credit North Carolina Government / North Carolina Government


A News & Observer investigation has revealed a huge disparity in pay among local and state officials in North Carolina.

Some officials make equal pay for less responsibility than their peers. Meanwhile, these same officials get bonuses, raises and other perks while other workers struggle in a tough economy. Host Frank Stasio talks to News & Observer investigative reporter Dan Kane about his series.

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